First photos of the Ducati GP13

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Update: even more high-res pics in the gallery and full tech specs.

Here’s the first photos of the Ducati GP13, being unveiled in Italy today. We’ll update this article with more photos as they’re available. What new tech can you see on Hayden and Dovi’s new bikes?

Ducati Desmosedici GP13
Engine: Liquid-cooled, 90 degree V4 four-stroke, desmodromic DOHC,
four valves per cylinder
Capacity: 1,000cc
Maximum power: More than 235hp
Maximum speed: In excess of 330 km/h (205 mph)
Transmission: Ducati Seamless Transmission (DST). Chain final drive
Carburation: Indirect Magneti Marelli electronic injection, four throttle bodies
with injectors above butterfly valves
Throttles operated by the new EVO 2 TCF (Throttle Control &
Feedback) system
Fuel: Shell Racing V-Power
Lubricant: Shell Advance Ultra 4
Ignition: Magneti Marelli
Exhaust: Termignoni
Final Drive: D.I.D Chain
Frame: Aluminium
Suspension: Öhlins inverted 48mm fork and Öhlins shock absorber, adjustable
for preload, new factory evolution damping system
Tyres: Bridgestone 16.5” front and rear
Brakes: Brembo, two 320mm carbon front discs with four-piston callipers.
Single stainless steel rear disc with two-piston calliper
Dry weight: 160 kg (353 lbs.)

  • FastPanda

    Has to be asked:

    Who’s Tim?

    • di0genes
      • MotoDork

        Telecom Italia’s mobile service provider….

        • FastPanda

          Thank you.

          Now I have to go suppress an unnecessary doughnut craving.

  • Miticale

    Favorite Duc scheme was Pramac’s green w/ bare carbon livery in last year’s testing.

  • Corey Cook

    In 2013 we will tumble through the gravel runoff with incomparable beauty and soul. – Ducati Corse

  • Clint Keener

    F*ck yea Spies!

    • Tommy Zipprian


      • vic06

        The white bikes on the right belong to Pramac team, who Spies will be racing for this coming season.

  • Stacey

    Did they ever switch back to a frame that’s more like the Panigale?

  • Katrina

    Great details here. Thanks for sharing.